The Freedom of Information Act gives anyone a general right to request information held by public authorities such as the NHS. The aim of the Act is to create a climate of openness in public services and to inform people how public authorities make their operational decisions and how public money is spent. Much of this information, such as minutes of meetings, board papers and policies, financial transactions, is already published here on this website see our publications section for further details or use the search function at the top of this page.
If you cannot find the information you are seeking you can submit a request which must be sent either by email to email@example.com or in writing to Freedom of Information Manager, Communications & Engagement Team, 15 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5JD.
When you make your request, please try to be as specific as you can; for example, stating the time period that you want the information to cover.
We will respond to your request within 20 working days of receipt in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. Where we refuse a request we will explain our reasoning and what course of action is open to you. For more information about exemptions please see the Information Commissioner’s website.
NHS NW London Integrated Care Board was established on the 1 July 2022 replacing the former Clinical Commissionined Groups. The eight former NW London CCGs were: NHS Brent CCG, NHS Central London CCG, NHS Ealing CCG, NHS Hammersmith & Fulham CCG, NHS Harrow CCG, NHS Hillingdon CCG, NHS Hounslow CCG, and NHS West London CCG. All the assests tranferred to the ICB. If you are seeking information pre July 2022 and relating the former CCGs please submit to the ICB. It will respond with the information that it holds.
What to do if you are dissatisfied with our response
If you are dissatisfied with our response either the way it was handled or with the information provided, you can request an internal review. If requested, the ICB will review the response and the complaint made with the outcome of the review reported back to you. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write Freedom of Information Manager, Communications & Engagement Team, 15 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5JD.
If you are still not satisfied following an internal review you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office.